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  • Fund Type - Hybrid

    Nature - Open Ended

    Benchmark - Nifty 50 Arbitrage Index

  • Risk Label - Moderately high i

    Investment Type - Short Term

  • AUM - 649.2 Crores (As on December 31, 2019)

  • Date of Allotment - December 28, 2016

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Funds Performance

NAVs for BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

Scheme Plan NAV per unit (`)
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Growth 12.0690
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Adhoc Dividend 10.5570
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Monthly Dividend 10.1070
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Regular - Quarterly Dividend 10.1270
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Growth 12.2870
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Adhoc Dividend 10.5740
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Monthly Dividend 10.1960
BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund - Direct - Quarterly Dividend 10.2230

Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

Past performance may or may not be sustained in future and should not be used as a basis of comparison with other investments. Returns do not take into account the load, if any. Returns are for growth option. Different plans shall have a different expense structure.

Recent dividend declarations for BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

Record date Dividend per unit (`) Regular option
09 Dec, 2019 0.04427042
23 Aug, 2019 0.04427042
24 Jun, 2019 0.04427042
31 May, 2019 0.04427042
30 Apr, 2019 0.04427042
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Pursuant to payment of dividend, the NAV of the scheme has fallen to the extent of dividend distribution and statutory levy (if any). Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.The above stated dividend per unit is net dividend after deducting applicable taxes. The face value of the fund is Rs 10/-.

Fund Details

This product is suitable for investors who are seeking an investment in a diversified portfolio of equity and equity related instruments, including use of equity derivatives strategies and arbitrage opportunities with exposure in debt and money market instruments.

  • Investment Objective

    The primary investment objective of the scheme is to generate income and capital appreciation by investing in a combination of diversified portfolio of equity and equity related instruments, including use of equity derivatives strategies and arbitrage opportunities with exposure in debt and fixed income instruments. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objectives of the Scheme will be realized. The Scheme does not guarantee/indicate any returns.

  • Load Structure

    Entry Load : Nil
    Exit Load: 0.25%,
    if redeemed or switchedout upto 1 month from the date of allotment of units. Nil, if redeemed or switched-out after 1 month from the date of allotment of units.No exit load will be charged on dividend re-investment units. Transaction charges, if applicable, shall be deducted. The above mentioned load structure is also applicable to SIP investments.

  • Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)

    Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Options Available

  • Systematic Transfer Plan (STP)

    Daily*, Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly & Quarterly Options Available
    *Daily STP shall be available for ‘Transfer into’ BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund. For the purpose of Daily STP following are the eligible Transferor Scheme(s): BNP Paribas Liquid Fund, BNP Paribas Low Duration Fund and BNP Paribas Short Term Fund.

  • Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP)

    Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly Options Available

  • Redemption

    As per the SEBI (MF) Regulations, the Mutual Fund shall despatch redemption proceeds within 10 Business Days of receiving the valid redemption / repurchase request at any of the Offi cial Points of Acceptance of Transactions (OPAT). A penal interest of 15% per annum or such other rate as may be prescribed by SEBI from time to time, will be paid in case the redemption proceeds are not despatched within 10 Business Days of the date of valid redemption request

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Fund Manager

Portfolio (As on 31/12/2019)

Top 10 holdings in BNP Paribas Arbitrage Fund

Holdings Industry % of Net Assets
Reliance Industries LtdPetroleum Products5.76%
Bharti Airtel LtdTelecom - Services3.38%
GMR Infrastructure LtdConstruction Project3.23%
Maruti Suzuki India LtdAuto3.21%
Tata Power Co LtdPower2.70%
Vedanta LtdNon - Ferrous Metals2.48%
Bajaj Finance LtdFinance2.45%
HDFC Bank LtdBanks2.27%
Bank of BarodaBanks2.17%
ITC LtdConsumer Non Durables2.15%
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Composition by Assets

  • Finance


  • Auto


  • Petroleum Products


  • Banks


  • Cement


  • Consumer Non Durables


  • Construction Project


  • Other Equity


  • Non - Ferrous Metals


  • Pharmaceuticals


  • Telecom - Services


  • Power


  • Software


  • Ferrous Metals


  • Auto Ancillaries


  • Transportation


  • Gas


  • Consumer Durables


  • Media & Entertainment


  • Paper


  • Construction


  • Industrial Capital Goods


  • Pesticides


  • Chemicals


Asset Allocation

Type Minimum Normal Maximum
Equities, equity related instruments and derivatives including index futures, stock futures, index options, & stock options, etc. as hedged/ arbitrage exposure 65% 100%
Debt Securities and Money market instruments with maturity upto 91 days only and/or units of liquid fund 0% 35%
Units issued by REITs & InvITs 0% 10%

#Investible universe as per AMFI industry classification includes auto, banks, cements, construction (real estate), consumer durables, consumer non-durables, fertilizers, finance, gas (consumer oriented gas distribution), healthcare services, hotels, media & entertainment, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, retailing, telecom services, textile products, textiles - cotton, textiles - synthetic and transportation. The scheme will maintain at least 80% of the net assets in this investible universe.

*The scheme does not intend to invest in sectors like auto ancillaries, chemicals, commercial services, construction project, engineering services, ferrous metals, hardware, industrial capital goods, industrial products, minerals/mining, non - ferrous metals, oil, paper, petroleum products, power, software, telecom - equipment & accessories and trading. However, at times a company belonging to the above mentioned sectors can form a part of the portfolio, if the Fund Manager believes that the company has sizable exposure in form of their products and services to consumers / Indian households.
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Karthikraj Lakshmanan

Senior Fund Manager

 Karthikraj Lakshmanan

Mr. Karthikraj Lakshmanan is at the helm as the Senior Fund Manager – Equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM), since July 2008. He brings a wealth of experience of over 13 years coupled with insightful knowledge of the financial domain.

Mr. Lakshmanan has previously held several leadership positions including Senior Research Analyst in the Portfolio Management Services division of ICICI Prudential AMC assisting the Fund Manager in managing Equity Portfolios. He has also garnered valuable experience working with Goldman Sachs in the Global Investment Research Division and with Wholesale Banking Group of ICICI Bank.

A seasoned professional, Mr. Lakshmanan is an astute reader of the market dynamics and brings strong fund management capabilities to the table.

Mr. Lakshmanan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from SPJIMR, Mumbai. He has a CFA Level 3 (CFAI, USA) degree as well.


Mayank Prakash

Fund Manager

 Mayank Prakash

Mr. Prakash has over a decade of robust experience in debt fund management, where his speciality lies in solving clients’ pressing challenges. As a fund manager, he develops fixed-income portfolios and processes market analytics that helps clients stay ahead of the curve.

In his previous stint, Mr. Prakash was fund manager with Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd. and helped research equities. His commitment to clients, dedication to in-depth research, and proven expertise is what makes him stand out.

Mr. Prakash is a Chartered Accountant and has completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Kanpur University.


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